Numbers 3:23

23 The Gershonite clans were to camp on the west, behind the tabernacle.

Read Numbers 3:23 Using Other Translations

The families of the Gershonites shall pitch behind the tabernacle westward.
The clans of the Gershonites were to camp behind the tabernacle on the west,
They were assigned the area to the west of the Tabernacle for their camp.

What does Numbers 3:23 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Numbers 3:23

The families of the Gershonites
The two before mentioned, the Libnites and Shimites: shall pitch behind the tabernacle westward;
this was their situation when encamped; they were placed in the rear of the camp of the Levites, between the tabernacle and the camp of Ephraim, which was westward also, ( Numbers 1:18 ) .

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